The Lady and the Cit
Ms. Bancroft has…the potential to be another Mary Jo Putney or Mary Balogh.” —Romantic Times
A Practical Pairing
Miss Aurelia Trevor is in mourningnot for any person, but for her beloved Pevensey Park. Her conniving uncle and his loathsome son have claimed lordship over the estate which should rightly be hers, if not for the fact that she was an unmarried woman too young to inherit her beloved lands. What she desperately needs is a husband of convenience....
Thomas Lanning is an icon of London commerce, with a reputation as hard as his countenance. When Aurelia offers her hand, he sees an opportunity to advance himself. With the foundation of marriage and acreage, he could rise to prominenceall the way to a desired seat in Parliament. But the city husband and country wife soon discover a common ground that they had never even consideredtrue love...
Signet (Regency), February 2005